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in the sterile processing unit took precautions covering up tables of instruments. >> that's not something you want in a sterile environment. >> a little drip and then it got to be like it was raining inside the department combl technician e vet howard and her co-workers notified a-their managers and then evacuated the unit. >> we kicked into crisis mode and our staff, our sterile processing staff did everything that we could do to help contain the situation. >> the hospital issued what's called a code dry meaning no one was allowed to use tap water for several l hours. dr. steven o' bryan told me today that several elective surgeries had to be cancelled but he says there was no sewage in any patient care areas however potentially contaminated surgical instruments are being cleaned. >> we have an alternative area over here we opened up to do processing of sterile supplies so we can continue to do surgeries and other procedures today we watched workers from row toe rooter clearing out that line. the hospital told me the issue was actually roots from nearby redwood trees that worked their wa
touches on this 36 unit complex that will provide affordable housing for bay area families. but -- but those chosen families do have to put up work. they help build the home they will live in. >> reporter: the volunteers started to build this back in 2010. it's the largest habitat for humanity project in the world. rob alvarado working on the roof today was here when construction first started and came back for this national day of service. >> i feel like, you've had a lot of opportunity, you've had success and you just feel fortunate. you should come out and help others people that meet that same opportunity. >> as you can see, a lot of these units still have a lodge way to -- a long way to go. but today is part of a push to get this completed. habitat is hoping to have all of the families moved into these 1,000-square foot condo complexes by april. alex savidge, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> it is another spare-the-air day today. the 7th of the season. air quality officials say dangerous pollution levels. they say a high-pressure system is trapping pollutants close to the grou
>>> preserve, protect and defend the constitution of the united states. >> president obama takes the oath of office to begin his second term. hear what he said during his address that took some by surprise. >> and the 49ers are super bowl bound, what challenges some fans are facing if they want to see the game in person. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news 6:00 p.m. >> good evening. i am julie haener. >> president obama parked his second inauguration. he took the both with his hand on two bibles. one used by lincoln at his first inauguration and one used by dr. martin luther king, jr. >> preserve, protect and defend, the constitution of the united states. >> congratulations, mr. president. >> john roberts administered the holt and president obama and daughters stood by his side. >> for we, the people, understand that our country cannot succeed when a shrinking few do well and a growing number barely make it. >> the weather was chilly but michelle obama and president obama took time to walk some of the parade walk. >> and the ball is un
hit the united states. there have been more than 140 outbreaks in the united states caused by the new strain of the norovirus. systems are similar to the flu. it sickened people in japan and europe. you can prevent with hand washing washing and cleaning. >>> twitter announced a new video app, you can upload videos that are 6 seconds or less. it was built by a company twitter acquired. users can capture videos that will upload to twitter or facebook. it is available for download on iphone and ipod touches. >>> san francisco mayor ed lee announced efforts to improve safety and business in china town leading up to chinese new year. >> you will see families and kids walk into the street, in the middle of buses and cars coming in and we didn't want that. >> the pedestrian program gives pedestrians and vendors more space, creates tempiary sidewalk expansions. -- tempiary sidewalk expansions. -- temporary sidewalk expansions. >>> a neighborhood is mopping up after a water main break this morning. a pipe burst after 2:00 a.m. this morning. roads were partially flooded and at one point water s
. there are currently over 400 buildings on the site. the existing buildings are to be replaced with 1700 units. >> the idea is to develop it into a mixed income community that would include affordable and market rate housing, as well as all new community amenities like new park space and new community center. >> according to san francisco housing authority policy, those who currently live in the housing projects and are in good standing would have a right to return to whatever new development is built. >>> the oakland fire department says a new federal grant will help prevent rotating station closures. the $7.8 million grant provides funding to hire new and laid off oakland firefighters and put two additional fully staffed engines into service every day. this is the second federal grant the department has received in the last year. >>> if you want to park in front of a parking meter tomorrow in san francisco, you will have to pay, even though it will be sunday. meters in the city will now be enforced on sundays from noon until 6:00 p.m. parking on sundays has traditionally been free, ever sinc
years ago a roster invitee has become a key member of the rotation. he will represent the united states in the world baseball classic. he's committed to play for the u.s. along with other starters. this year's classic starts march 2nd. the u.s. makes it to the championship song, he could get a chance to pitch in his home ballpark. >>> george gund lost his battle of cancer passing at the age of 75. >> joe, thank you. >>> walmart is hiring men and women in uniform. coming up tonight an the 10:00 news, the super size promise the world's largest retailer is making to american veterans. >> we're always here for you at and mobile ktvu. look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song.
-up in oakland. even without andrew bogan in the middle, they bonded. play like a unit. unselfish passing. the team concept is working for the warriors, put them in second place behind the clippers in the pacific. >> have a super star that can dominate for 48 minutes, we have to have guys that pitch in and make the right plays. you have to make the right play and find who is open. leads to good offense. you know, that is what we have been playing well. sharing the basketball and making, you know, solid offensive possessions. >> one of the nfl's most ferocious players will call it quits after 17 years in the nfl. >> only one way to do it. full speed. >> number 52. the great ray lewis. 17 years in the nfl. says he wants to spend more time with his two sons. his oldest son is playing that university of miami next year. ray lewis after this season with the ravens, that is it for him. that is the sporting life. a lot of offensive players -- [ talking at the same time ] >> a lot of quarterbacks going yea! >>> we showed you surveillance video of a man who killed a woman's dog, at 10:00 p.m. we a
yesterday after they got into an argument. starr lamare, a mother of three will be in the burn unit for the next 4-5 months. she will need a number of surgeries. >>> the police chief said the man shot to death by officers december 27 threatened police with a knife. the chief said four officers arrived at the apartment complex responding to a 911 call about the attack. the chief said he charged officers from the top of the stairs so the officers opened fire. he supports his men's decision to use their fire arms. >> i don't want to speculate, but officers don't shoot and kill anyone unless they are forced to do that. >> the toxicology report isn't back. he had no criminal record. the officers involved in the shooting have returned to work. >>> the fbi is in charge of finding more victims of the "speed freak killers" and today agents are digging a new well. ktvu's ken pritchett is there tonight with how the fbi says they will do this the right way. ken? >> reporter: many were critical of the sheriff's department which water in charge of excavating a well last year. they did find remain
will include a 114 unit condominium development next door. >>> coming up preparing for the packers. what one defensive star highlighted as the biggest key for tomorrow's game. >>> why a government organization that normally targets terrorism is turning its attention to java. >>> injured while trying to protect his dog from a vicious attack at a local park. in just three minutes the latest for the search of the dog's owner who fled the scene. >>> a south bay man was seriously injured when he says his dog was viciously attacked by two other dogs. only on 2, ktvu's robert handa is live now in san jose with a firsthand account of what happened and why a search is under way now to find the other dog owners, robert. >> reporter: well we are at a dog park in south san jose where the attack reportly took place and compared the attack to a hit-and-run. >> this is the thumb that is broken. >> reporter: the injurys from the dog bites are extensive and painful. david who does not want his face or last name revealed says he suffered the broken left thumb and numerous puncture wounds when he tried to sepa
. the women say they will continue to keep abortion legal in the united states. >>> and in san francisco, the group stop patriorchy held their own rally. members say they are concerned on what they call an increase on anti abortion restrictions at the state level. groups that oppose abortion are said to have their own rallies in the city on saturday. >>> human rights advocates are pushing state lawmakers to do more to fight human trafficking. representatives from several groups rallied at the state capital. they say despite perception the majority of human trafficking occurring in local communities not overseas. >> it's an american issue, it's a california issue, it's an issue in sacramento, the bay area, los angeles, san diego. >> reporter: in november voters passed prop 35 which increased penalties for human trafficking. a law would allow tapping. >>> deer blamed for thousands of dollars in damages at a senior center. the plans we're hearing about for plans to thin the herd. >>> a man gunned down in the middle of the day outside a b.a.r.t. station. >> and then just like that, he is not
resources to things like burglary task forces and they're working with county gang units. >> we want to pull our resources and send a imagine that if you come to our counties and commit these crimes, we are gonna come looking for you. >> reporter: until the suspect is caught, residents say they'll be on alert. >> i still have this sort of feeling that it's safe around here. maybe it's a false sense of security. >> best thing you can do to prevent is, i guess, is look around, see who is looking at you. >> reporter: police have already stepped up their patrols trying to increase their visibility, especially here downtown. live in palo alto, ann ruben, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> silicon valley business leaders are hoping the president's mention of immigration reform during his inauguration speech extends to their workers. ktvu's robert handa is in san jose with the push that they're making to get more visas for highly skilled tech workers. >> reporter: immigration reform could help undocumented workers. but many people say they also hope reform will address the needs of silicon valley. silicon va
tonight gascon said the special victim's unit conducted an investigation and he reviewed all of the evidence before making the decision not to charge him. a woman had accused crabtree of assaulting him after a party in a hotel in san francisco. >>> some of the luckiest 49ers faithful are super bowl bound. $850, but many of them told us it's worth it. >> next time they make the super bowl, who knows. >> there are some fans who told us they may sell their tickets and just watch the big game on tv. >>> tickets aren't the only thing 49er fans are getting their hands on tonight. cara liu is in the city where a brand new t-shirt is in production at the same time there's a lot of knock offs hits the streets. cara. >> reporter: this is that new shirt you were talking about. it will be sold at railighs. here they are carrying a lot of official gear but not everything being told around town is legit. just about anything with kaepernick's name on it seems to be selling fast. >> he has just become a rock star. very good business wise. >> reporter: these shirts were just printed today. on
today used the power of his office to call for immigration reform in the united states. >> common sense, comprehensive immigration reform. >> audiences around the country gathered to watch the speech. the president said his immigration reform proposal includes strengthening the u.s. border, cracking down on businesses that hire undocumented workerrers, streamlining the immigration system and holding undocumented immigrants accountable before they can become citizens. >>> california's all important snow pack shrank in january. measurements showed snow levels are at 93% of average for this date. earlier this month that figure was at 134%. water surveyors blamed the drop on dry conditions. snowfall was only 13% of average in january. >> it has been a dry january. bill martin joins us now from the weather center to tell us if this dry spell will last through the super bowl weekend. >> january has been dry. december was very wet. thank goodness for that. we haven't seen much rain. we are not going to see any rain as we get into the last few days here. there are the forecast democratic the te
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